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Jar

Period:
Parthian
Date:
ca. A.D 2nd–3rd century
Geography:
Iran, Qasr-i Abu Nasr
Culture:
Parthian
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H. 4-1/8 in. x Diam. body: 6-1/8 in. x Diam. outer rim: 8.9 cm
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.30.40
Not on view
1935, excavated by J.M. Upton, W. Hauser and C.K. Wilkinson on behalf of The Persian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; acquired by the Museum in 1936, ceded in the division of finds.
Whitcomb, Donald S. 1985. Before the Roses and Nightingales: Excavations at Qasr-i Abu Nasr, Old Shiraz. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 130-131, fig. 48r.
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